How to setup Global VNet peering in Azure

Now that Global VNet peering has gone to GA I had a large university in California ask how to set this up. What is Global VNet peering? Global VNet peering in Azure is the ability to peer VNets or virtual networks across regions (see regional availability below). Some benefits of Global VNet peering include: Private…


What’s New in EDU- Intune for Education Special

As educators we are always looking for the simplest way to manage our classrooms and for some of us this includes our classroom devices. The introduction of Intune for Education means managing devices became a whole lot easier, creating a streamlined process which is accessible to all. In the latest special edition of ‘What’s New…


[Post invitado] Part 3. Step by step – How to train an objects classifier understanding Computer Vision techniques with Python and OpenCV

In the previous post I explained how to create your own image detector with TensorFlow. It should be noted that you must differentiate between a classifier and an image detector. So, what is the difference between Object Detection and Object Recognition! Well, recognition simply implies establishing whether an image contains a specific object or not….


Doing More With Functions: Comment-Based Help

I just wanted to throw together a post highlighting how cool and easy it is to add help data to your own Functions and scripts. The help data gets added via comments. For functions the help data can go in three places: Before the function keyword (I like it up here) Between the open curly…


Known Issues with SSL certificate rotation feature in LCS

On April 22 2018, we released a feature in LCS that enabled Project owners and Environment managers to rotate the SSL certificate on the one-box environments deployed in their own subscription using the Rotate secrets feature. Since then we have had customers ask questions as well as report some issues. This post will continue to be updated on the…


Is Your Development Staff Ready for Artificial Intelligence?

In this post, Principal Consultant/ADM Larry Duff discuss some ethical challenges in Artificial Intelligence. Artificial intelligence has been a dream of computer scientists for many years. I remember my early days of programming I had a Commodore Pet. I was excited that I had a book of programs, I typed them in and saved to…


Lesson Learned #42: Creating an alias for my Azure SQL Database Server

Today, I’ve been working on a service request very interesting. If you need to create an alias for your Azure SQL Server, you have the PowerShell cmdlet called: New-AzureRmSqlServerDnsAlias. The syntax to use is: Login-AzureRmAccount [string]$SubscriptionId = “xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx” $azureCtx = Set-AzureRMConteXt -SubscriptionId $SubscriptionId New-AzureRmSqlServerDnsAlias -ResourceGroupname ‘Resource group’ -ServerName myserver1 -DnsAliasName myserver12   Remember that there is…


Dynamics 365 Retail Return Locations Not Populating Based on the Return Subcode Selected in POS

After installing a hotfix (Ex, KB4090327) for Retail Return Location customers have been having issues with Return Locations not populating. First, go to Retail > Inventory management > Return locations to create your Return location. In my example if you select the Defect Subcode (1), the Returned item should go into the CentralHoustonDefected location (only if…


Upcoming Events @MicrosoftEdu UK

Microsoft UK are dedicated to ensuring educators are up to date with the latest and greatest in Microsoft technologies and solutions for Education. Here are some of the latest news announcements and upcoming events happening this month! The Microsoft UK EDU Roadshow returns this week!  Last week saw the awaited return of our 2018 #MicrosoftEdu…